Category:Local Museums & Galleries
'The Friends of Whitehaven Museum support The Beacon Museum and its collections by holding talks, lectures and events on the first Tuesday of each month from 7.30 - 9.00 pm.'
William Street Memorial Lecture
Category:Literary & Book Festivals
>>> Locate >>> UK >>> Cockermouth
Meets on the 'third Tuesday of each month whenever possible (there may be exceptions, depending on speakers' availability); doors open at 7 pm and meetings start at 7.30 pm (the shop door is closed very promptly!) and end no later than 9.30 pm ... Call ... to reserve a place. Booking opens one week before the date of the Café. Please also note that you may only reserve places for a maximum of 4 people, and that a minimum age limit of 16 years old applies. If you can’t take up your reserved place please let us know as a waiting list operates when we fill the maximum of 47 places'.
'Meetings are at 7.30 pm on Wednesday evenings, between September and April ... New members are always very welcome, and you can come along for a few weeks and see what we’re about at no charge, until you decide whether you want to join.'
'Held ... on alternate Wednesday evenings from October to March. Meetings start promptly at 7.15 pm (doors open at 6.50 pm) ... Winter lectures cover a wide variety of natural history subjects, both local and worldwide.'
Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery
Category:Civic Societies & Trusts
Winter monthly programme, usually first Wednesday: 'All lectures start at 7.30 pm ... Visitors welcome (small charge).'
>>> Copeland Calendar
'We are a small, but growing, society with over 25 members who meet on Monday evenings.'
>>> Activities >>> Carlisle Affiliated Group
Monthly meetings, Friday evenings.
>>> Activities >>> Penrith Affiliated Group
Monthly evening meetings.
>>> Activities >>> SW Cumbria H & A Society
Monthly afternoon meetings.
'Between September and April, regular Wednesday evening meetings are held. Speakers from all fields of geology are invited to give presentations on a wide variety of topics ... All meetings ... start at 7.30 pm ... Membership is open to anyone interested in geology and particular encouragement is given to those with little previous knowledge of the subject ... We welcome anyone interested to come along to meetings or excursions before joining. Please get in touch if you would like to "try us out" by mailing us.'
'Cumbria Beekeepers Association is the umbrella organisation for the five local branches of the British Beekeepers Association in Cumbria. It was formed originally after a meeting of nine beekeepers in Cockermouth in April 1901.' The Branches are: Carlisle, Cockermouth, Keswick, Penrith, Whitehaven.
Category:Ornithology Clubs & Societies
'Meets 8 times a year for lectures (every third Thursday in the month except at holiday seasons).'
Category:Family History Federations
Meetings can occasionally be found listed in the Forum - including those of a London & South Branch run jointly with the Lancashire Family History & Heraldry Society.
Margaret Russell Memorial Lecture
Category:Local History Federations
>>> Events Diary [PDF]
'The Federation publishes an events diary three times per year and distributes this through members. The latest diary can be viewed or downloaded. Most events are open to non-members for a small charge, but it is wise to check, especially on visits which may have a limit on numbers.'
'We usually meet six times a year: three times in the Kendal area, twice in the Carlisle area, and once in the west of the County ... Lectures are open to all and we are funded by voluntary donations.'
John Todd Memorial Lecture
>>> Find a Branch >>> Keswick
Meetings 'Every third Thursday from 10.00 - 2.30'.
Category:Nature Conservation Groups
>>> What's On
Annual Kirby Lecture and Fundraising Event. Enquire about attendance.
>>> Branches >>> Branch Programmes >>> Cumbria Branch Programme ...
Monthly meetings, Monday evenings.
Category:Institution of Mechanical Engineers
Category:Annual Lecture Series
'Meetings are held ... from 7.30 pm on alternative Tuesday evenings starting at 7.30 pm ... Typically in a season we cover a wide selection of topics. These might include travel, natural history, mountaineering, other expeditions, art and culture....etc.'
>>> Indoor Programme
'Indoor meetings are on alternate Thursdays at 7.30 pm.'
Meets Wednesday evenings at 7.30 pm, September - April: 'The Society has a strong digital following whilst retaining a wealth of expertise in the traditional fields of slides and chemical processing. We welcome visitors and new members of any photographic ability.'